August 28, 2014 - Industry News
Ford has begun production of its 2015 Mustang at the Flat Rock Assembly Plant in Michigan, as it celebrates the 50th anniversary and enters the sixth generation of its pony car.
Tags: Assembly Plant, Ford Mustang, Ford, 2015-MY, Sports Cars
August 26, 2014 - Industry News
Ford engineers have implemented several improvements to the 2015 F-150 pickup truck that should improve the aerodynamic efficiency of the vehicle and improve fuel efficiency, according to Ford.
Tags: Ford F-150, Ford, Aerodynamics
August 25, 2014 - Industry News
Fleets who order special versions of Ford's 2015 F-150 pickup truck can expect to receive their vehicles in February, following the arrival of more standard versions later this year.
Tags: Ford F-150, Pickup Trucks, Ford, 2015-MY, Order to Delivery
August 23, 2014 - Industry News
The recall affects 616 Ford vehicles manufactured earlier this month in Detroit.
Tags: Ford Focus, Recalls, Ford, 2014-MY, Ford C-MAX Hybrid, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids
August 19, 2014 - Global News
For the first time in 50 years, Ford Motor Co. is testing a right-hand-drive configuration for its refreshed pony car.
Tags: Ford Mustang, Right-Hand Drive, Ford, United Kingdom, Australia, South Africa
August 15, 2014 - Industry News
The recall affects more than 159,000 2013-2014 model-year vehicles.
Tags: Ford Escape, Recalls, 2013-MY, Ford, 2014-MY, Compact Sedans, Hatchbacks, Crossovers, Ford Focus ST
The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded $55 million to projects expected to advance battery-electric vehicle technology and adaption for light-, medium-, and heavy-duty vehicles.
Tags: Medium-Duty Trucks, Chrysler, Ford, Transmissions, U.S. Department of Energy, Battery-Electric Vehicles
Sales of Ford's Transit Connect cargo van and wagon increased 27 percent in the second quarter compared to the same period a year ago, Ford has announced.
Tags: Ford, Ford Transit Connect, Compact Vans, Passenger Vans, Cargo Vans, 2014-MY
Ford's new full-size van that's replacing its E-Series vans will help the show's King family complete farm chores during the fourth season of the reality series that begins at 10 p.m. East Coast time on Aug. 15.
Tags: Ford, Ford Transit, Full-Size Vans, Farming
August 14, 2014 - Industry News
Developed by automotive supplier Magna International, the 2015 F-150's new seamless sliding window design conceals the vertical seams typically seen on conventional pickup truck sliding rear windows.
Tags: Ford, F-150, Rear Window, Seamless, Magna International
August 8, 2014 - Industry News
The automaker is also recalling Lincoln MKC SUVs to address windshield defects that might affect driver visibility.
Tags: Cargo Vans, Lincoln, Ford, Ford Transit, 2015-MY, Luxury SUVs, Lincoln MKC
August 6, 2014 - Global News
Nissan and Toyota shared the top spot in the third annual Vincentric Best Fleet Value in Canada awards with each manufacturer earning eight Vincentric awards.
Tags: Toyota, Canada, Vincentric, Mercedes-Benz, Nissan, Mitsubishi, Chrysler, Ford, GM, Best Fleet Value
August 5, 2014 - Industry News
Ford and Toyota each took seven categories in Vincentric's 2014 Best CPO (certified pre-owned) Value awards announced today that covered 41 vehicle segments as well as three affordable brands.
Tags: Vincentric, CPO, Toyota, Ford, Buick, Honda, Chevrolet, Depreciation
Ford has begun replacing Motorcraft brake pads at no cost on certain commercial vehicles at Ford and Lincoln dealerships, as well as Quick Lane Tire and Auto Centers.
Tags: Ford, Brakes, Motorcraft
August 1, 2014 - Industry News
Ford Commercial Truck has launched the Transit Means Business Challenge contest to offer a 2015 Transit or 2015 Transit Connect to a business owner who can make the strongest case for how it would use the van, according to Ford.
Tags: Ford Transit Connect, Contest, Ford, Ford Transit
July 28, 2014 - Industry News
Ram Truck is questioning Ford's claim that its 2015 F-450 holds the "best-in-class" towing rating for heavy-duty pickup trucks announced earlier this month.
Tags: Ram Truck, Ford F-450, Towing, Ford, Ram 3500, Heavy-Duty Pickup
Ford's U.S. dealers began ordering the 2015 F-150 this week after receiving pricing for the light-duty pickup that will increase due to the increased use of aluminum in the body.
Tags: Ford F-150, Pricing, Ford, 2015-MY, Light-Duty Trucks
July 24, 2014 - Industry News
Ford's extensive use of aluminum shaved 732 pounds from the weight of two comparable trucks the company weighed for the media at an event earlier this week.
Tags: Ford, Ford F-150, Lightweighting, Pickup Trucks, 2015-MY
July 22, 2014 - Industry News
Ford has released full engine specifications and towing capabilities for its 2015 F-150 pickup, which will add two new engines and auto stop-start, the automaker announced.
Tags: Ford F-150, Pickup Trucks, Light-Duty Trucks, Ford, Class 2
July 22, 2014 - Executive Fleet News
The Ford Motor Co. has elevated its top engineer to lead Lincoln as the automaker attempts to revitalize its luxury nameplate. Kumar Galhotra takes over the dual roles of vice president and president of Lincoln.
Tags: Ford, Lincoln, Automotive Executives, Promotion
July 21, 2014 - Global News
To match the rapid growth in the Middle East and African business unit, Ford will be producing newer models and technologies in these regions.
Tags: Ford Focus, Ford Mustang, Ford
July 21, 2014 - Industry News
The Environmental Protection Agency will recommend that automakers be required to perform additional road testing to confirm the fuel-economy claims posted on their vehicles, rather than relying on laboratory measurements.
Tags: Hyundai, AAA, Vehicle Testing, EPA, Kia Motors, Fuel Economy, Ford
Westport is offering the 2015 Ford Transit Van and Cutaway as a dedicated natural gas (CNG) Westport WiNG Power System vehicle. The Transit Cutaway will be offered at 10,000-lbs. GVW and below.
Tags: Ford, Ford Transit, CNG, Cutaway Vans, Westport WiNG, Westport
July 19, 2014 - Industry News
Ford has announced horsepower and torque ratings for the trio of engines available on the redesigned 2015 Mustang.
Tags: Ford Mustang, Ford, Sports Cars, 2015-MY
July 18, 2014 - Industry News
Ford has increased the towing capability of its largest pickup, the F-450, for the 2015 model-year to a best-in-class 31,200 pounds, Ford announced at a media event in West Virginia.
Tags: Ford F-450, Towing, Ford, Ford F-Series Super Duty, Class 3, Light-Duty Trucks
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